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Book Review

Legacy in Stone: Syria Before War – by Kevin Bubriski

Kevin Bubriski was on assignment in Syria in 2003, during the infancy of the U.S. war in neighboring Iraq. He was photographing the country’s ancient monuments, as well as documenting the daily lives and ordinary human stories of its citizens. Unbeknownst to him, within the decade, a war would break out in Syria, and destroy […]

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Book Review

Continuum – A Photography Book by Abelardo Morell, Alyssa McDonald and Irina Rozovsky

Continuum is the second Yoffy Press Triptych after TRACE was published in late 2018 (reviewed in F-Stop Magazine here), and features the work of Abelardo Morell, Alyssa McDonald and Irina Rozovsky. In each Triptych, three artists are given a word to inspire the creation of a small book of work. The three resulting books are […]

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Book Review

The Universal Becomes Personal: Hair Stories by Rohina Hoffman

Hair is so ubiquitous, it’s a common thread not unlike the weather. Seemingly everyone has a comment or observation about the subject. ‘How does my hair look?’, ‘I cried when my hair was cut,’ or ‘I’m having a ‘bad hair day’. Hair Stories is centered around the experience of women and their hair, yet the […]

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Interview Photographer

Featured photographer Rachael Banks

Rachael Banks is a photographer from Louisville, Kentucky, and is an Assistant Professor of Photography at Northern Kentucky University. In a recent issue of F-Stop Magazine, I was fortunate to interview her and feature her work in the thematic context of animals  – while acknowledging her work focuses primarily on family dynamics, relationships, and nostalgia. […]

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Announcement Exhibition

Carrie Mae Weems Headlines CONTACT Photography Festival

Solo exhibition in five parts throughout Toronto, Canada Carrie Mae Weems Opening May 3–4, 2019 with artist in attendance Public lecture May 4, 4:00 pm CONTACT Gallery and Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at the Art Museum at the University of Toronto 80 Spadina Avenue, Suite 205 and 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto The Scotiabank CONTACT Photography […]

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Book Review Photographer

Seeing Deeply – A Retrospective by Dawoud Bey

Dawoud Bey: Seeing Deeply offers a forty-year retrospective of the celebrated photographer’s work, from his early street photography in Harlem to his current images of Harlem gentrification. Photographs from all of Bey’s major projects are presented in chronological sequence, allowing viewers to see how the collective body of portraits and recent landscapes create an unparalleled historical […]

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Book Review Photographer

Solargraphs by Al Brydon – A conversation with the Sun

A new book, Solargraphs by Al Brydon is available from JW Editions. Brydon’s understated approach to making engaging images is disarming. There is a beautiful serendipity that comes out of his seemingly casual method for making work. He makes it look easy, but make no mistake Brydon has been steadfast for decades in making photographic […]

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Announcement Exhibition

Beyond the Reach of Rivers – photography by Mandy Williams

Beyond the Reach of RiversFishing Quarter Gallery, BrightonWednesday 1 May – Monday 6 May 2019 Open daily 11am – 5pm Beyond the Reach of Rivers is a photography exhibition by Mandy Williams that brings together work from two photographic series about the sea to the beachfront in Brighton. Sea Level is shot in the Sussex […]

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Book Review Photographer

Taking Sides: Berlin and the Wall, 1974 – by Sven Martson

In 1974, Sven Martson traveled to West Berlin. It was a bright island of liberty surrounded by a dull gray wall. Fascinated by such an untenable design, he sought to record in photographs what might be found on either side of that historic divide.

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Announcement Exhibition

Spring 2019 Exhibition

Are you completing a photo degree program? What comes afterward? Career, continued education, gallery or museum work, or ??? In a few months, Wobneb Magazine will host a free juried exhibition for photographers who’ve reached the final stage of their current studies. This will be an exhibition for a photographer’s portfolio of work. Full details […]